Dental Lifeline Network ● Colorado honored top volunteers in its Donated Dental Services (DDS) program at a continuing education course last week sponsored by Delta Dental of Colorado. Nearly 700 Colorado dentists and 181 dental labs are DDS volunteers who have provided $25 million in care to nearly 12,000 vulnerable people since 1985. Patients include people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile.
(l. to r.) Steve Nelson, DMD, DLN Colorado board chair presented awards to Arne Hoffman, DDS, Mike Young and Mac Perry, Perry & Young Dental Lab, Aurora; Roger Shippy, Marantha Dental Concepts, Longmont, and Kevin Patterson, DDS, Denver Metro Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. Not pictured: Edward Lacy, Jr., DDS, Loveland, Jamison Miller, DMD, Colorado Springs.